Small Plates

By Marcus Samuelsson | November 13, 2012

Those who know me know I’m obsessed with pickles of all kinds. These are best in a fried chicken sandwich, but also taste great standing in front of the fridge.

Bread and Butter Pickles Recipe

Servings: 6-8
Calories: 30 per serving
Cook Time: 24 hours
Total Time: 24 hours

Ingredients

  • 2 cups apple cider vinegar
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cups + 2 tablespoons of salt
  • 5 tsp mustard seed
  • 2 oz celery stalk, sliced and washed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tsp turmeric
  • 2 garlic cloves, smashed
  • 1 tbsp dill seed
  • 1 quart sliced Persian cucumbers, 1/8” thick
  • 1 small jalapeno, seeds removed, sliced 1/8” thick
  • ½ small white onion, sliced 1/8” thick

Directions

1. Bring the first nine ingredients to a boil. Cool liquid over night. Pour liquid over cucumbers, jalapeno and onions. Let cure at least 24 hours and chill before serving.

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